Michael “Wild Bill” Burke, age 66, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021.

Mr. Burke was born on May 30, 1954 in South Carolina to the late Ervin J Burke, Sr. and Elizabeth J. Burke. He was a United States Air Force Veteran. He was the owner and operator of U Can Pawn in Lula.  He had a passion for music, especially “Rock and Roll”. He was known to his grandchildren as “Pops”.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth Burke and Tommy Jarrell, of Toccoa; daughter, Ellen Burke, of Toccoa; daughter, Jaclyn Mumford, of Columbia, SC; brother, Ervin J. Burke, Jr, of Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Blayne, Autumn, Dylan, Dallas, Cyndey, Rudesil, Shandan, Gisella, and Nykese.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, South Chapel at 1370 Industrial Boulevard, Baldwin, Georgia 30511. Telephone: 706-778-7123.